EM Waves

4 Uses Of X rays

1. To view an area where you may be experiencing pain

2. To monitor progression of a disease or a break

3. To see the effect of a treatment method

4. To find an object located in the body

Frequency and Wavelength

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X Ray Definition

An electro magnetic wave of high energy and very short wavelength , which is able to pass through many materials opaque to light.


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Discovery (Oct. 22 , 2008)

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles discovered that simply peeling regular sticky tape in a vacuum can produce so many xrays that they can create an xray image!